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francisco to set a new guinness record for largest ukelele ensemble but still not enough to beat the standing record held by great britain, 851 auk laleys. members of the -- ukelele. and members of the santa cruz ukelele club say they are not too sad about not breaking the record but they were just happy to have a good time and get together. >> our next newscast is at 5:00. have a great day.
? to play the world's largest dodgeball game. they earned a spot in the guinness book of world records by topping the previous mark set at the university of alberta canada. the owner says he got the idea sitting around his dorm room. who doesn't love dodgeball. >>> angry about getting a parking ticket? the city of cambridge, massachusetts says just chill. in fact, just ohm. tickets come with envelopes that illustrate yoga positions so you can make that anger simply melt away. at least that's the theory. >> i think it's a waste of an envelope. if i know it's a tickets, i'm not looking at the poses. >> it's absolutely absurd. >> generally there was not a lot of money associated with doing this. most of the things are things we do anyway. >> i guess the idea was to make you feel good. officials hope to debunk the idea that parking tickets are a hostile action. obviously not anyone is that convinced. they want to know why do i have to pay this $25? >> i'm doing well. >> you had an interesting week, didn't you? >> i'm seeing this ecosavvy economic figure. a lot of folks don't realize this i
cowboys and a few cowgirls now hold the guinness record for the largest number of people lassoing at the same time. 69 churros twirled the ropes simultaneously for nearly three minutes in the city of guadalajara. >> nice roll of the rs there. >> you like that? >> they far surpassed the previous record of 23 which was set last year by texas. good ole cowboys. >> none of them look that happy to be breaking the record. it was almost like work. >> they were tired, what do you expect? nice job. we'll be back with more "world news now" right after this. >>> next saturday marks the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. it's a somber week for many, but it is also a week rife with debate. >> at the heart of that debate the proposed islamic community center near ground zero. as dan harris reports, it could be a very long week. >> there is only one truth, it's in this book. if it's not in this book it's not true. >> reporter: pastor bill keller, a notoriously anti-islamic televangelist who earned his theology degree while serving time for insider trading, held a small service at a hotel nea
the guinness book of world records that this is indeed the world's largest potato. >> he said the secret was the right seed. you've got to have the right seed to morph into the proper -- >> you're clever. i'm sure. wild stuff, though, yes. >> here's a disturbing picture. and a disturbing story. >> where we left off last week with the smoking kid. >> right. i'm saying, this is a dog who apparently now smokes a pack a day. >> puppy. >> it's a little puppy dog. the owner said at first the dog did not like the smell. shocking, he didn't like the smell of smoke being blown into his face. apparently he got accustomed to it. >> that's how he got him accustomed to it, blowing smoke in his face to this little puppy in china. >> the people around him in that neighborhood say he's a bad pet owner. i would say so. they need to take this little guy away from the owner. >> the smoking 2-year-old was up to 40 cigarettes a day. i got a lot of buzz on our website. now the puppies are smoking. what's going on in the world? this story cracks us both up here. this is a woman in korea. she's been trying for
record. only 33 inches tall. this dexter breed of cow is now in the guinness record book as the world's smallest bovine. her name is swallow, she hails from the u.k., about the size of a small sheep or maybe a big dog. her owners say this mini m ofpl o likes listen to go popular music on the radio. jenna: who doesn't! another animal setting a guinness record, check out nastacia, she's aterrer. that little gal broke the record for popping # hundred tkpwhraopbs in the fastest time, clocking other trail of destruction in a mere 44.49 seconds, an average of two more than two tkpwhraopbs a second. you know, who knew there was a world record for that, but anastacia now holds it. jon: when she's done holding all that helium, she barks in an even higher voice! >>> here's the question being asked in the u.k. right now. was the pope's life in danger? five men under arrest in london. british police, reviewing the holy father's security as they investigate a reported assassination attempt. scotland yard, on the case. >>> and hanging ten to the extremes, surfers taking on the biggest waves in the
the world's shortest man. the guinness book of world records just certified that 24-year-old edward nino hernandez has that title. he lives in colombia and stands less than 2 1/2 feet tall. hernandez's mother says he stopped growing at age two. she doesn't know why. nobody does. and yes, he has a girlfriend, she's nearly 5 feet tall, but hernandez may not hold the record much longer. another contender for the title turns 18 in october. you got to be 18 to qualify. jamie: the gulf coast is bracing for some more nasty weather. tropical storm hermine is making its way toward land, sparking hurricane watches already in at least one state. we're going to have a live update from the fox extreme weather center. that's coming up for you next. >>> and new video of a daring rescue. check out this video. sheriff's deputies pull a man out of that burning car. we're going to tell you how the man is doing. wow! just ahead. jaime new next hour, he's facing trial for the murder of one young woman and he's the prime suspect in the disappearance of natalee holloway. what your -- what joran van der sloot i
. meet edward hernandez. he is 24 years old from bogota colombia. the guinness book of world records has just declared him the shortest man in the world. how tall is hernandez? he stands just over 2'3" from head to toe. and he's a very good dancer as well. >> announcer: this weather report sponsored by chrysler. >>> whose ready to get fit on a budget? harry the find his inner shockra. >>> raiding your 401(k) for cash is risky, some better options for you on cbs. [ male announcer ] with its 43 safety features, like the parkview rear back-up camera... hi, sweetie. there you are. [ male announcer ] ...electronic vehicle information center, and rear cross path detection system, now available in the safety tech package, the chrysler town & country is a safe bet to make. ♪ with so many to choose from it's hard to see the difference. but this is the way his dentist chooses a toothbrush. fact is, more dentists brush with an oral-b toothbrush than any other brush. ♪ if you could see what your dentist sees, you'd reach for an oral-b toothbrush too. oral-b. you forgot...her glasses. [ female an
going into of guinness then, is its -- into afghanistan, is reducing poverty? -- is it reducing poverty? yes. does it do the things that aid and development is supposed to do? does it succeed in addressing conflict and lowering violence? the answer to the first question in afghanistan is yes, and the answer to the the second question is no. it has corrected the environment to the degree that we have all this money that is creating perverse incentives and is further destabilizing the conflict in afghanistan. i would point you towards researchers like andrew wilder. >> you mentioned pakistan a little bit. i wanted a little bit more of a question on that. pakistan seems to be dividing the caliban -- taliban. the other groups is putting us. we are pouring a lot of aid into a afghanistan for the foreseeable future. what is your opinion? is it doing us any good? >> that is a great question. i am not a professional on at pakistan. that may explain the love/hate relationship i have with the pakistanis. i did give money to flood relief in pakistan and you should all do the same if you have a fe
pokes in mexico set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a >>> good morning. fresh and cool start for this labor day here around the washington region. we have temperatures in the suburbs just near 60. mid-60s in washington and right near the bay. but elsewhere, it's in the 50s throughout much of maryland and virginia. west virginia, still many locations in the 40s. highs, though, should climb into the low and mid-80s throughout much of the region. cooler in the mountains. lots of sun with low humidity today. sunny tomorrow, not too humid, but a little bit hotter. and a little bit hotter as well on wednesday. >>> natalie, back to you. >> all right, thank you, stephanie. they've been here since 4:00 this morning. thanks, guys. good job, girls. still to come, we're going to visit how pets are not just tolerated, they'r
set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a check of the weather right now from stephanie abrams who is in for al. hey, steph. >> i know i-carly is a big deal but also this cold weather is a big deal, too. are you ready for it? >> i so need a couple more days of it. >> a couple more days of heat before we get into the colder temperatures. >> 45 degrees this morning and i'm ready for 80s. >> forget about it. let's have a look at our forecast in our pick city. i'm going to take you into michigan, bay city, michigan. 77 degrees with a few scattered showers. otherwise look at the cool air from montana, wyoming, but still hot deep into the south. >>> and here's a live look at san francisco and the bay bridge. and take a look out there, folks. there aren't any clouds because we have clear skies today pretty much everywhere.
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